Stop Signs: Recognizing, Avoiding, and Escaping Abusive Relationships

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Most abusers display warning signs that intelligent women miss—mostly because the majority of women have not been trained to recognize them. In this groundbreaking book, Lynn Fairweather—an expert in the field of intimate partner violence response and prevention—provides women with the information they need to recognize dangerous men before they become victims of abuse.

Educational and empowering, Stop Signs exposes the discernable attributes, tactics, and deterrents of abusers, arming women with the tools they need to choose a safe and loving partner. In the first section, Fairweather familiarizes readers with the topic of intimate partner violence and explains how to develop the combination of self-esteem, preparation, and assertive awareness that can protect women from involvement with abusive individuals; in the second section, she explores the minds of abusers, explaining what visible signs of danger are present in their attitudes and actions; and in the last section, she provides women with effective strategies for safe extraction should they find themselves involved with an abuser.

A go-to manual for women everywhere, Stop Signs contains the life-saving information needed by anyone who is living with abuse, knows someone who is, or wishes to avoid becoming involved in a potentially life-threatening relationship.

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Lynn Fairweather is an abuse survivor who has specialized in domestic violence response and prevention for nearly 20 years. She operates Presage Consulting and Training, a threat assessment and management firm dedicated to the prevention of intimate partner homicide. Lynn holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Science and a Master's degree in Social Work. She travels the country providing specialized training and consulting for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, advocates, and private employers on assessing and managing domestic violence cases. Lynn has served on several successful interpersonal violence task forces and response teams, facilitated victim support groups and batterer's intervention programs, and writes professionally on the subject of domestic violence. She lives on the West Coast with her husband and children. Stop Signs is Lynn's first book.

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